Botanical name

Aspalathus microphylla

Family

Fabaceae

Description

Sprawling shrublet with branches to 50cm. Leaves 3-foliolate, leaflets erect, somewhat pressed against stems, terete, ovoid-oblong, pointed, glabrous; flowers solitary at branch tips, pale yellow, standard partly purple, wings about half length of keel, glabrous, keel tip truncate, lobes triangular, spine-tipped.

Habitat

Lowland or coastal flats

Flower Date

October to February